Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred and Susan Bullitt concerning the people they enslave, November 17th, 1845.

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Title

Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred and Susan Bullitt concerning the people they enslave, November 17th, 1845.

Description

In a letter from November 17th, 1845, Mildred Ann Bullitt and Susan Bullitt (at Oxmoor) write to John C. Bullitt (in Clarksville) that William Christian Bullitt "has determined...to make his negroes honest." She tells him of the enslaved people who were recently married at Oxmoor, and that Mrs. Philips lost "her most valuable negro" recently.

Creator

Mildred Ann Bullitt, Susan P. Bullitt

Source

Manuscript Collection, Bullitt Family Papers, The Filson Historical Society

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections

Date

1845-11-17

Contributor

Johansen, Emma

Rights

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Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss_A_B937c-0150_002

Citation

Mildred Ann Bullitt, Susan P. Bullitt, “Letter to John C. Bullitt from Mildred and Susan Bullitt concerning the people they enslave, November 17th, 1845.,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 6, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/3273.